• Prof. Peter Lindert (University of California, Davis and NBER) joins the HHB Advisory Board

    Sept. 8, 2015

    HHB welcomes Peter Lindert - Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research - as a HHB Advisor.

    His books and journal articles have dealt with modern inequality trends, the welfare state, human fertility, international debt crisis, international trade competition, land quality, farm policy, soil history and other topics. His book Growing Public: Social Spending and Economic Growth Since the Eighteenth Century (two volumes, 2004) has been covered in the Economist, Newsweek, the New York Times and other media, and has received both the Allan Sharlin Award for Best Book in Social Science History and the Gyorgy Ranki Prize for best book in European Economic History. He has served as the elected President of the Economic History Association.

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